SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 4, 2015
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
81 Wyman Street
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (781) 622-1000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On February 4, 2015, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. notified the holders of its 5.0% Senior Notes due 2015 (the Notes) that it will redeem all $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes in accordance with the terms of the indenture governing the Notes. The Notes will be redeemed on March 6, 2015 (the Redemption Date) at a redemption price with respect to each Note equal to the greater of (i) 100% of the principal amount of the Notes being redeemed and (ii) the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest thereon (exclusive of interest accrued to the date of redemption) discounted to the Redemption Date on a semi-annual basis at a comparable treasury rate plus 15 basis points, plus accrued interest thereon to the Redemption Date.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC.|
|Date: February 6, 2015||By:|
|Name:||Seth H. Hoogasian|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|